Saraqib, Syria, July 31, 2018. A man from Saraqib, Idlib, Northern Syria, survived drowning while smuggling from Turkey to Europe. He failed to reach Europe after the boat sank in the Mediterranean with 160 people aboard, including women and children. Many people died and some survived. Over the past years, hundreds of thousands of people have smuggled into Europe, and several boats have sunk during these journeys.